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    Ukraine faces coal shortage with rebels controlling mines
    Nov29

    Ukraine faces coal shortage with rebels controlling mines

    KIEV – With the rich seams of coal in eastern Ukraine under rebel control and Russia cutting off supplies, the Kiev government faces the awkward prospect of turning to its enemies for help. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Russia calls for end to sanctions as EU targets Ukraine separatists
    Nov29

    Russia calls for end to sanctions as EU targets Ukraine separatists

    MOSCOW/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Russia urged the European Union on Saturday to lift sanctions against Moscow and promised to waive its food embargo, but a top EU official rejected such a move as the bloc imposed fresh measures on Ukrainian rebels. …read more Source: The...

    Russia urges EU to lift sanctions, promises to waive counter-measures
    Nov29

    Russia urges EU to lift sanctions, promises to waive counter-measures

    MOSCOW – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexei Meshkov urged the European Union to lift sanctions against Moscow over the Ukrainian conflict and promised to waive its counter-measures, Interfax news agency reported on Saturday.Moscow in August banned most Western food imports, worth US$9 billion (S$11.7 billion) a year, in response to US...

    Russia urges EU to lift sanctions, promises to waive counter-measures – Interfax
    Nov29

    Russia urges EU to lift sanctions, promises to waive counter-measures – Interfax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexei Meshkov urged the European Union to lift sanctions against Moscow over the Ukrainian conflict, promising to waive its counter-measures, Interfax news agency reported on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    EU imposes sanctions on Ukraine rebel vote organisers
    Nov29

    EU imposes sanctions on Ukraine rebel vote organisers

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union has imposed sanctions on the organisers of rebel elections in eastern Ukraine this month, the bloc said on Saturday, hitting the separatists and their organizations with asset freezes and travel bans. …read more Source: The...

    Malaysia Airlines apologises for ‘offensive’ promotion tweet
    Nov29

    Malaysia Airlines apologises for ‘offensive’ promotion tweet

    KUALA LUMPUR: Striken Malaysia Airlines apologised Saturday for a year-end promotion tweet that draw anger on twitter after it inadvertently drew parallels with the still-missing MH370 flight. “Want to go somewhere but don’t know where?” read the post on Twitter that was meant to promote special deals by the national carrier, prompting...

    Malaysia Airlines says 3Q losses expanded
    Nov29

    Malaysia Airlines says 3Q losses expanded

    Pic: AP. KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia Airlines says its losses worsened in the third quarter after its business was hit by two deadly passenger jet disasters this year. The flag carrier said Friday that its net loss in the quarter rose 53 percent from a year earlier to 576.1 million ringgit ($170.3 million). A Malaysia Airlines jet with...

    From Shoe Banging to Ukraine, Archives Comb Nikita Khrushchev Past
    Nov29

    From Shoe Banging to Ukraine, Archives Comb Nikita Khrushchev Past

    Why did Moscow hand Crimea to Soviet Ukraine in 1954? Was the “red phone” hotline linking the Kremlin and Washington after the Cuban missile crisis an actual telephone? …read more Source:...

    New battles in E. Ukraine leave 2 dead
    Nov29

    New battles in E. Ukraine leave 2 dead

    Fierce battles between government troops and independence-seeking insurgents raged in eastern Ukraine in the past day, killing at least two people, officials said Friday. …read more Source:...

    Support for curbs on Russia rise
    Nov29

    Support for curbs on Russia rise

    BERLIN (Reuters): The number of Germans supporting European Union economic sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis has risen in the last month and a large majority supports Chancellor Angela Merkel’s toughening stance, a poll on Friday found. The Politbarometer poll for ZDF television found 58 percent back the EU sanctions even if...

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